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I'd like to know if these are turrids, the smaller one possibly being turricula coreanica or gemmula cosmoi, the larger one unknown.  Anyone have any ideas?  Thanks! Smile

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Yes they are turrids.  The larger one looks like Gemmula deshayesi.  I'd say Turricula coreanica is a pretty good guess on the smaller (and immature) shell, but I'm not sure.  It definitely is not G. cosmoi.
Thanks a bunch, Paul Smile
Okay, a question about the coreanica - looking it up a bit, it appears that this shell was recently promoted from being a subspecies of turrid to its own family, Clavatulidae, and renamed "Makiyamaia coreanica".  Thoughts on this change?